The Fishing Wars in Western Europe

There have been times when certain fish have been pushed to the edge of extinction. There has always been a continuing battle in Western Europe for the best fishing grounds, with fishing fleets more than happy to travel far distances in order to catch the greatest numbers of fish. This coupled with improved technology making […]

The Disappearance of the Penguin

Apart from the Galapagos penguin nearly all penguins live south of the equator. The bid cannot fly but is able to swim under water at up to 15 miles per hour. In order to do this their wings have been adapted to act like flippers. The penguins live in a variety of climates ranging from […]

The Giant Panda

The Giant panda has been the World Wildlife fund’s logo since its creation in 1961. Currently there are 1,864 pandas roaming in the wild and despite it being the face of the WWF for 56 years, it is still at risk from extinction. The black and white bear is adored round the world and is […]

The Rhinoceros’s Battle for Survival

There is no more endangered animal in the world than the Javan Rhinoceros. There are two separate populations that are currently surviving, and their total numbers are around sixty. There are five different types of rhinoceros with all of the breeds at sometimes struggling to maintain their numbers. Regardless of the breed the rhino is […]